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26 Seymour St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1197
+1 802-388-7166
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hamburg, New Jersey
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice lively place, locals prefer. The place was too strongly lit to call it intimate. Nice salad bar, food was well prepared, but not gourmet. Service very pleasant.

Albany, New York
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What an interesting restaurant! You could spend a lot of time just looking at all the pictures and other decor. The four of us all had excellent meals with plenty of food that did not require a trip to the extensive and expensive salad bar. Our waitress was excellent with a good sense of humor. We will definitely eat here... More 

Thank 3Bucci
Billerica, Massachusetts, United States
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I wish I had pictures of the interior, it is truly amazing. Without eating, you could easily spend an hour taking in the memorabilia in Fire & Ice. The main dining hall is a huge salad bar with an old, classic speed boat in the center. Each of the dining areas is so uniquely designed and decorated. The bar is... More 

Thank skottmorris
Milton, Vermont
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a little time before the wedding so we went for the salad and delicious wings. The service was fast and the staff very attentiive. The salad had alot to choose from hot and cold.

Thank HockeyNanna
Richmond, Virginia
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For starters, the decor is incredible; it's like going back in time. We were seated in the library. My mom and I tried the surf and turf and the fettucini alfredo. Both were very large portions and very tasty. The free local cheese, bread, and chocolate milk was a nice touch. I'd definitely stop by if I were in Middlebury... More 

Thank Rebecca K
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun atmosphere, memorabilia, lots of things to look at, friendly hostess and server. We ordered the salad bar on a Sunday afternoon, lots of local produce, and the hot items were quite delicious, they rotate, but we got the teriyaki salmon, mac and cheese, veggie soup that was incredible, they had cold shrimp, other types of salads, a pickle bar,... More 

Thank Vermont95
Covington, Kentucky
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This spot is an enjoyable and fun place to go to relax and come hungry as there is plenty! From the salad bar to the menu lots and lots with good food quality

Thank Tim D
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has excellent decor/environment but food is average. Service we thought was excellent but food was overcooked and overpriced. We had the prime rib (very fatty) and surf & turf (meat overcooked and lobster chewy). There aren't many places to choose from in Middlebury, VT so we gave it a try during our ride through heading south on Route... More 

Thank RobbieRoberts
Bristol, Vermont
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only visit Fire & Ice once a year to celebrate our anniversary. Staff, food, and atmosphere is always exceptionally inviting. Great selection on salad bar, including shrimp, fresh breads and local cheeses, compliment the main courses beautifully without breaking the budget.

Thank YankeeforLife56
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The salad bar is the best and biggest I have been to. The chocolate milk ( from a local dairy) is the best. This restaurant has reserved parking places ( across from the handicapped parking ) for any veteran, which I think is great. The waitresses are very helpful. Also the food selection is great.

Thank IrishmistWindsor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $36
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Seymour St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1197
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-388-7166
Since 1974, Vermont's Most Beautiful Restaurant & Pub has been specializing in slow roasted prime rib, hand-cut steaks, homemade mashed potatoes and live lobster. Chef's specials daily. Extensive salad bar with 50+ items, including peel & eat shrimp, Cabot cheddar cheese, local breads, homemade carrot cake and free Monument Farms milk (try the chocolate!). We offer 9 different dining areas, each with its own unique theme. Families are always welcome-ask about our children's theater area. The Big Moose Pub opens at 4:30, the dining rooms at 5pm, daily. We do serve lunch, but only on Friday & Saturday (beginning at noon) and Sunday (starting at 1pm). Reservations appreciated.

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